Member Societies

IEEE Aerospace & Electronic Systems

The field of interest shall be the organization, systems engineering, design, development, integration, and operation of complex systems for space, air, ocean, or ground environments. These systems include but are not limited to navigation, avionics, mobile electric power and electronics, radar, sonar, telemetry, military, law-enforcement, automatic test, simulators, and command and control.

IEEE Circuits & Systems Society

The theory, analysis, design, tools, and implementation of circuits and systems. The field spans their theoretical foundations, applications, and architectures, as well as circuits and systems implementation of algorithms for signal and information processing.

IEEE Communications Society

The IEEE Communications Society promotes the advancement of science, technology and applications in communications and related disciplines. It fosters presentation and exchange of information among its members and the technical community throughout the world. The Society maintains the highest standard of professionalism and technical competency.

IEEE Computer Society

The scope of the IEEE Computer Society shall encompass all aspects of theory, design, practice, and application relating to computer and information processing science and technology.

IEEE Consumer Technology Society

The field of interest of the Consumer Technology Society is the interdisciplinary technologies, applications, manufacturing, and standards for products, services, systems, and architectures for consumers.

IEEE Control Systems Society

The field of Interest of the Society shall be the theory, design, and application of control systems. It shall encompass components, and the integration of these components, as are necessary for the construction of such systems.

IEEE Industry Applications Society

Focuses cover the global design, development, application, and management of electrical and electronic systems, apparatuses, devices, and controls for safe, reliable, and economical processes and equipment of industrial and commercial installations. The Society sponsors a variety of conferences and meetings annually. 

IEEE Industrial Electronics Society

The Industrial Electronics Society through its members encompasses a diverse range of technical activities devoted to the application of electronics and electrical sciences for the enhancement of industrial and manufacturing processes. These technical activities address the latest developments in intelligent and computer control systems, robotics, factory communications and automation, flexible manufacturing, data acquisition and signal processing, vision systems, and power electronics. The Society continually updates its program of technical activities to meet the needs of modern industry. 

IEEE Information Theory Society

The field of interest of the IEEE Information Theory Society encompasses the processing, transmission, storage, and use of information, and the foundations of the communication process. It specifically encompasses theoretical and certain applied aspects of coding, communications and communications networks, complexity and cryptography, detection and estimation, learning, Shannon Theory, and stochastic processes.

IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society

The Instrumentation and Measurement Society’s Field of Interest is the science, technology and application of instrumentation and measurement.

IEEE Microwave Theory & Techniques Society

The field of interest of the society shall be "microwave theory, techniques and applications" of RF, microwave, guided wave, and wireless technologies, as they relate to components, devices, circuits, transmission lines, and systems involving the generation, modulation, demodulation, control, transmission, detection and effects of electromagnetic signals. It shall include scientific, technical, and industrial activities. Microwave Theory and Techniques applies physical and mathematical principles to analyze structures with dimensions representing a significant fraction of a wavelength or when propagation effects need to be considered.

IEEE Power Electronics Society

The field of interest of the IEEE Power Electronic Society includes the development of power electronics technology which encompasses the effective use of electronic components, the application of circuit theory and design techniques, and the development of analytical tools toward efficient electronic conversion, control, and conditioning of electric power. The core technical areas of power electronics include power converter topology, modeling and control techniques, power semiconductors, passive components, motor drives, sensing and communication, and design tools.

IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society

The field of interest of the Society shall be the theory, design, development and implementation of product safety engineering for equipment and devices used in the scientific, engineering, industrial, commercial and residential arenas. The Society will provide a focus for cooperative activities, both internal and external to IEEE, including the promotion and coordination of product safety engineering activities among IEEE entities.

In addition, the Society will provide a forum for product safety engineering professionals and design engineers to discuss and disseminate technical information, to enhance personal product safety engineering skills, and to provide product safety engineering outreach to engineers, students and others with an interest in the field.

IEEE Robotics & Automation Society

The Society is interested in both applied and theoretical issues in robotics and automation. Robotics is here defined to include intelligent machines and systems used, for example, in space exploration, human services, or manufacturing; whereas automation includes the use of automated methods in various applications, for example, factory, office, home, or transportation systems to improve performance and productivity.

IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology

The field of interest of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology is to facilitate understanding of the complex interaction between technology, science and society, its impact on individuals and society in general, professional and social responsibility in the practice of engineering, science, and technology, and open discussion on the resulting issues.

IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society

Development of systems engineering technology including problem definition methods, modeling, and simulation, methods of system experimentation, human factors engineering, data and methods, systems design techniques and test and evaluation methods.

Integration of the theories of communication, control, cybernetics, stochastics, optimization, and system structure towards the formulation of a general theory of systems. Application at hardware and software levels to the analysis and design of biological, ecological, socio-economic, social service, computer information, and operational man-machine systems.

IEEE Technology & Engineering Management Society

The field of interest of the TEMS encompasses the management sciences and practices required for defining, implementing, and managing engineering and technology. Specific topics of interest include but are not limited to: technology policy development, assessment, and transfer; research; product design and development; manufacturing operations; innovation and entrepreneurship; program and project management; strategy; education and training; organizational development and human behavior; transitioning to management; and the socioeconomic impact of engineering and technology management.

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society

VTS focuses on land, airborne, and maritime mobile and portable communications services; vehicular electro-technology, automotive industry equipment and systems; and traction power, signals, communications, and control systems.